The Chargers made a minor move on Wednesday to add depth to a position that is filled to the gills.
San Diego and tight end David Johnson, formerly of the Pittsburgh Steelers, agreed to terms on the second day of the NFL free agency period. While the figures have not been released, Chargers.com announced it as a two-year deal.
Johnson, a member of the 2009 NFL Draft class from Arkansas...
The San Diego Chargers announced that they have signed former Steelers TE David Johnson to a contract.
We have added tight end David Johnson, previously with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
— San Diego Chargers (@chargers) March 12, 2014
Johnson, 26, was lost for the season after he suffered a wrist injury back in October and was subsequently placed on injured reserve.
He appeared in...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have now lost one of their own unrestricted free agents as tight end David Johnson has signed with the San Diego Chargers on Wednesday.
Johnson was originally drafted by the Steelers in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft out of Arkansas State and mostly played fullback and on special teams during his fist few years in the league.
Johnson was lost for...
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By Matthew Marczi
Player: David Johnson
Position: Tight End
Experience: 5 Years
Free Agent Status: Unrestricted
2013 Salary Cap Hit: $665,000
2013 Season Breakdown: The 2013 season was a brief one for fifth-year tight end/fullback David Johnson, who had his year ended prematurely after suffering a season-ending wrist injury in the fifth game of the year against the New York Jets...